Logistics Specialist

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Andy Nugent

  • Contact email:

    Andy.Nugent@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    00001A_1570094066

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-02

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Logistics Specialist x 2 - Cheltenham - 6 Months

My client is looking for two Logistics Specialists for a team based in Cheltenham. The role will be full time on site and the client can offer a competitive daily rate.

Role Summary

  • The Import / Export Specialist is responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibility

  • Responsible for the import / export country compliance processes
  • Work closely with finance and operations teams to develop processes to assure compliance with all country requirements
  • Responsible for implementing processes consistent with local regulations, and will be responsible, operationally, for driving adherence to each process
  • Raise Monthly Intrastat Reports for HMRC.
  • Responsible for integrating the compliance processes into the process, working closely with portfolio specialists to operationally compliance
  • Develop and own operational metrics to assure compliance to all import / export country compliance processes Initiate and follow up on all international purchases / sales
  • Prepare / maintain reporting of current status and progress of all import / export activity to operational and finance teams.
  • Provide guidance and support in the selection of vendors related to imports/exports such as transportation, insurance, storage, customs agents, etc and follow up and control of all activities with those parties
  • Handle all traffic and export tasks, including inquiries, quotations, and purchase orders
  • Prepare and verify shipping documentation and arrange and monitor transportation
  • Responsible for any other administrative duties and customer service as needed

Qualification / Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent other qualification or demonstrable experience in an import/export or logistics role)

Desired Characteristics

  • Additional experience in import/exports and logistics is preferred
  • Ability to work in a team environment with strong project management skills * Six Sigma training is preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills